which lonely people can talk to

December 8, 2016

serpentarium-by-dihaze

People strike sparks off each other; that is what I try to note down. But mark well, they only do this when they are talking together. After all, we don’t write letters now, we telephone. And one of these days we are going to have TV sets which lonely people can talk to and get answers back. Then no one will read anymore.

Henry Green
Interview with Terry Southern for the Paris Review – summer 1958

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